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RU’s Student Leadership Summit Planned for Oct. 23-25

Roosevelt’s Center for Student Involvement (CSI) is accepting applications for its annual Student Leadership Summit which takes place Oct. 23 – 25 at Camp Tecumseh in Indiana. Students who exhibit leadership skills or want to learn more about becoming a leader on … Continue reading

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Chicago Idealist Grad School Fair at UIC on Oct. 5th

Students and alumni of the Sustainability Studies Program and of RU in general: check out the Idealist Grad School Fair scheduled for 5-8pm on Oct. 5th at UIC.  Here you can: Learn about admissions requirements and application deadlines for graduate programs … Continue reading

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In a Time of Extinction, a Call to Life: Music and Spoken Word Performance in Rockford IL, Sept. 28th

“In a Time of Extinction, a Call to Life” Monday, September 28th, 2015, 7:00pm Rockford Theater 323 Park Avenue Rockford, IL 61101 Sponsored by Severson Dells Nature Center Call 815-­335-­2915 for reservations Free and open to the public! Author/Philosopher Kathleen Dean … Continue reading

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88th Annual Water & Environment Conference in Chicago Sept. 26-30

Roosevelt students and faculty are invited to attend the 88th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, or WEFTEC 2015®, the largest conference of its kind, from September 26th to 30th at McCormick Place South, Chicago IL. WEFTEC attracts approximately 20,000 … Continue reading

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Water, Sustainability, & the City: A Public Lecture by RU Alumnus Damon Williams on Sept 29th

Roosevelt University’s Chicago Campus will host a public lecture by alumnus Damon Williams (BS, ’69 physics) on Tuesday, September 29 at 4 p.m. in the Wabash Building, Room 616. Though Chicago is located on Lake Michigan and thus has an excellent … Continue reading

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Big Workday on June 23 at the RU Chicago Campus Rooftop Garden

The Roosevelt University Chicago Campus Rooftop Garden is having a big workday next Tuesday, June 23rd, from 10am-2pm. The garden is located on the 5th floor of Wabash Building at 425 S. Wabash, and is managed this summer by Rebecca Quesnell, … Continue reading

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Joliet’s Pilcher Park Hosts a BioBlitz for Scientists and Public on June 12 and 13

Scientists and citizens alike in Will County are gearing up for a “BioBlitz” to document the biodiversity in Pilcher Park, an urban woodland within the Hickory Creek watershed and the hidden gem of Joliet and Will County. During a BioBlitz, biologists gather at … Continue reading

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